SOLD: Kay S8 Double Bass Viol, 1951


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Kay S-8 Double Bass Viol, 1951 Serial No. 26491

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Kay S-8 Double Bass Viol, 1951 Serial No. 26491

Kay S-8 double bass, the bees’ knees of the Kay family, the Swingmaster “Supreme” designation, this “8” being a reddish honey burst.

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